UPDATE: WAEC Releases 2020 SSCE Results, 215,149 Candidates Results Withhold

The West African Examinations Council, on Monday, announced that it withheld the results of 215,149 candidates who sat for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Nigeria. The Council said the results of the candidates representing 13.98% of the total number of candidates who wrote the examination are being withheld in connection with various reported cases of examination malpractice. The Head of WAEC Nigeria, Patrick Areghan, made this know at a briefing in Lagos while announcing the official release of the results of this year’s WASSCE. He said,…

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NASS LEADERSHIP MEETS PRES. BUHARI, CALLS FOR END TO #ENDSARS PROTEST

The leadership of the National Assembly says it is time for the #ENDSARS protest currently going on in most parts of the country to stop. The Senate President,  Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Femi Gbajabiamila spoke to journalists today after meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa ITV statehouse correspondent Ikharo Attah completes the Report. The leadership of the National Assembly says it is time for the #EndSARS protest currently going on in most parts of the… Posted by Independent Television-ITV Abuja on Sunday, 18…

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FG Reopens NYSC Camps 10th November

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of all National Youth Service Corps NYSC camps where the NYSC orientation exercises hold. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, made this known in a tweet on Thursday. He tweeted, “The Resumption of the NYSC Orientation Camp for prospective Youth Corpers has been approved and opens on November 10th 2020. Full COVID-19 Protocols will be enforced.” Spread the love

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President Buhari Full Speech At 2021 Budget Presentation

PROTOCOLS It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members of the National Assembly, at this juncture, I wish to commend your tremendous efforts in approving the revision of the 2020 – 2022 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, and passage of the 2020 Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Today marks an important occasion in our quest to accord the federal budget process the seriousness it…

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NYSC Says No Date For Orientation Course Yet

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said that it not fixed a date for any orientation course yet. This is contained In a statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi said  the scheme has denied a news release speculating that the Orientation Course shall resume 27th October, 2020, with Batch “A” Stream 2, which it adds has further been subdivided into Batches “A” and “B”. She said that the news release was fake hence, prospective Corps Members and the public were therefore enjoined to disregard the…

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Buhari Approves Reviews Years Of Service, Special Salary Scale For Teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers. Buhari who was represented by the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu stated this in Abuja on Monday on the occasion of the 2020 World Teachers Day. He has also approved a review of number of years of service from 35 to 40. With the directives it means that teachers can stay up to 40 years in service. President Buhari instructed the Minister to facilitate the implementation of the new teachers salary scheme adding that the essence is to encourage…

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Covid-19: FG Orders Unity Schools To Reopen 12th October

The Federal Government has on Friday announced that all Unity Schools in the country should resume with effect from 12th  October, 2020. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, stated this during a press conference in Abuja. The minister said, the ministry have consulted widely with all stakeholders in the education sector. Adding that the eyes and ears of the ministry are opened to the international media. He further said; “I’m glad to report that there has not been any single case of COVID-19 in all Unity Schools. No single…

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Nigeria @60: PDP Governors’ Call For Dialogue, Lament Worsening Social Contradiction

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors’ Forum, has harped on the need for a national conversation on the way forward for Nigeria, stressing that the nation can not continue to remain helpless in the face of the challenges confronting her people. The PDP Governors’ Forum cautioned that the worsening social contradictions starring Nigerians in the face must not be allowed to destroy the country. The forum, in its message to Nigerians on the occasion of country’s 60th Independence anniversary celebration signed by its Chairman and Governor of Sokoto State, Hon…

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Nigeria@60: China Awards 49 University Of Abuja Students Education Grant

As part of activities marking Nigeria’s 60th Independence Day celebration and the National Day of the People’s Republic of China, the Chinese government has awarded the sum of N4.9million to 49 students of the University of Abuja to support their education. The students, who were selected based on best CGP and some indigent ones, cut across the entire 11 faculties in the institution and the 36 states of the country and the FCT and included 42 undergraduates and seven postgraduate students. Presenting the award, the Charge D’Affaires of the Embassy…

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Nigeria @60: President Buhari Addresses Nigerians

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I wish to renew my appreciation to Nigerians for entrusting me with your hopes and aspirations for a better and greater Nigeria. Today, it is my unique privilege to re-commit myself to the service of this great country…

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